ethanknott Posted March 10, 2018 Share Posted March 10, 2018 What kind of epoxy do you guys use for your handles and other bits? I've tried the loctite 5 minute stuff from Home Depot, worked fine but set up too fast for my liking. Got a 20 minute epoxy, 2:1 mix, from System Three. It could totally be from my inability to measure simple ratios, but I've been having issues with the epoxy letting go of the wood and/or metal. I clean and rough up all surfaces before glue up. I don't put any holes in the tang except for the pin holes, which may make a difference. Normally I use a liner of black construction paper/felt stuff from the hobby store to fill in any uneven bits between metal and handle material, also makes it look good. So basically, not sure if it's me being an inferior epoxy-er, or if I'm using an inferior epoxy. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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